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To effectively compete, UH facilities must offer state-of-the-art technological infrastructure to support research and provide new opportunities for teaching and learning. Funding for facilities creates comfortable living and studying facilities, first-rate libraries, and an enriched campus life that are central to the student experience.

New and well-maintained facilities inspire achievement; improve faculty retention; facilitate cutting-edge technology, innovation, and research; and build pride in our university. By improving our facilities, we equip our faculty to teach, our researchers to find solutions to global challenges, and our students to flourish.

In honor of dreams, love and loss

In this moving Q&A, Legacy path donor Edward Llano makes us smile with recollections of the childhood love of western movies that led to life-changing journeys to Hawai‘i. We also grieve with him as he recalls his father’s murder and speaks about honoring the determined detective who brought justice to the family. And we celebrate the power of love, as Eddie and his wife lay the bricks for a future together in the special place that feels like home.

Superfan buys Big Green

When the UH Cheer team was in need of a new flag, UH superfan Keali‘i Torco stepped up to the plate and helped to purchase Big Green

New Lyon Arboretum laboratory will expand Hawaiian plant conservation

New lab facilities at UH Mānoa’s Lyon Arboretum will help expand efforts to store, propagate and eventually restore many of Hawai‘i’s endangered native plant species

Recipe for success

UH-Maui College is giving talented entrepreneurs the means and mentoring to create new products with the Maui Accelerator Program.

Building on limeade lessons

Dorvin Leis believed in supporting the communities in which you live and work. Read about this remarkable entrepreneur and philanthropist who changed Hawai‘i for the better.

GoFarm Hawaiʻi grows new farmers

Exciting updates from GoFarm Hawaiʻi, a UH program growing something extremely vital for Hawaiʻi — commercial farmers.

Saving the past for the future

‘Ulu‘ulu is rescuing the precious memories captured of our state’s history on film and tape from certain deterioration and obsolescence.

Naming shelves to fill them with books

"Our son visited the Library Learning Commons last January. He told me, ‘It’s a beautiful building Mom, but there are many empty shelves.’” —Angela Meixell

Making MELE at Honolulu CC

The Honolulu Community College Music & Entertainment Learning Experience (MELE) program offers students access to a state-of-the-art recording studio.

Rescuing Hawaiʻi’s endangered plants

The Hau‘oli Mau Loa Foundation’s support of Lyon Arboretum will enhance the critical rescue and recovery work they do to save the rarest of Hawai‘i’s native plants.

Building a world-class culinary education

Students from Hawai‘i and around the world will soon be able to acquire a world-class advanced culinary education at the Culinary Institute of the Pacific at Diamond Head. 

World-Class Simulation Lab Saves Lives

The UH Translational Health Science Simulation Center is the only facility of its kind in Hawaiʻi that provides real-life health care scenarios for students.